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Edith L. Hendershot, 88, of Bangor, PA, passed away Friday, January 22nd, at Slate Belt Nursing and Rehab. Center, Bangor, PA. Edith was born in Easton, PA on February 28, 1927, a daughter of the late Clayton and Mary (Ryerson) Cope. She was the widow of LeRoy R. Hendershot, who passed away in 1999. Together, they celebrated 55 years of marriage. Edith was employed as a seamstress at the former Bangor Blouse Co. in Bangor, PA, until retiring in 1989. Edith enjoyed to travel and go on cruises and bus trips. She was especially fond of her grandchildren and loved to have family gatherings. She was a member of First United Methodist Church in Bangor, PA. She also attended the First United Evangelical Congregational Church in Bangor. Edith is survived by three daughters, Donna Bubser and her husband Glenn, Sandra Larrison and her husband William, Lee Ann Smith and her husband Jeffrey, a son, Bruce Hendershot, and his wife Phillina, 12 grandchildren, 12 great grandchildren, and 3 great great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her step mother Lottie Cope, two sister Grace Norton and Jennie Moyer and two brothers Albert and Lynn Cope. Memorial Services will be held at the James B. Gaffney Funeral Home, 314 S. First Street, Bangor, PA, at 11 AM on Thursday, January 28th, with Pastor Ronald Shipman and Pastor Barry Becker officiating. Friends are invited to call Thursday 10 – 11 AM in the funeral home. Burial will be held Fairview Cemetery, Pen Argyl, PA. Online condolences may be made at gaffneyparsons.com. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to .
Published in The Express Times from Jan. 23 to Jan. 24, 2016
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